Balfour Beatty Reviews

Updated May 19, 2022

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3.7
71%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
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Balfour Beatty Group Chief Executive Leo Quinn
Leo Quinn
430 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent benefits, great work environment(in 45 reviews)

  • "Great people and a great conpany(in 45 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours, a lot of travelling to different locations(in 58 reviews)

  • "Work/Life Balance could use some work(in 40 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years
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      Apr 5, 2022 - Quantity Surveyor in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with and has a great company structure. The feeling of progressing career and being a part of making a difference to the build of infrastructure.

      Cons

      No cons with working for the company

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work at

      Apr 16, 2022 - Stock Controller 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Hybrid working opportunity, great support

      Cons

      Not matching salary increase with inflation increase.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good entry point into the industry

      May 19, 2022 - Graduate Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Training schemes and courses offered - Major project experience

      Cons

      - Retention - Very stressful project (HS2)

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      quantity surveyor

      May 18, 2022 - Quantity Surveyor in Reading, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great and lively management. Good organisational structure

      Cons

      Pay can be below market value. Teamwork can be improved

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Very good

      May 5, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      company benefits exceed other companies

      Cons

      Very demanding work, and must remain on top of things

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Doc

      May 19, 2022 - Doc Controller 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary expectations and support from team

      Cons

      No progression activities, concern with roles

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    7. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Quite traditional way of working

      May 18, 2022 - Legal Counsel in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Balfour Beatty features excellent quality of work

      Cons

      It is not a very supportive company, they say Mental Health is important but do not practice what they preach.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Job security

      Apr 30, 2022 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company is big enough to provide job security even through the pandemic.

      Cons

      Strategically focused. Is ok if your personal strategy aligns with organisations.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Balfour Beatty

      May 13, 2022 - Site Manager 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Reasonable benefits Good pipeline of work You get left to get on with your job

      Cons

      Dont get bonus despite jobs making profit Lacking senior leadership Not the best payers

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Apr 26, 2022 - Trainee Quantity Surveyor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good training and good salary and paid for travel

      Cons

      nothing to report. excellent place to work

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    Balfour Beatty has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 1,299 reviews left anonymously by employees. 71% of employees would recommend working at Balfour Beatty to a friend and 63% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Balfour Beatty employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Balfour Beatty. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    71% of Balfour Beatty employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Balfour Beatty 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.6 for career opportunities.

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